Researcher links death of fetus to oral bacteria
from Las Vegas Review-Journal
Well before she became pregnant, Yulisdey Lopez already knew gum disease could cause a baby to be born prematurely. As part of her introduction to On-Site Dentistry, where she has long received her dental care, she said dentists and hygienists explained the importance of oral hygiene, citing studies that have associated oral bacteria not only with pre¬mature babies but also heart disease.
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